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Capital Cuisine Restaurant Week @ local restaurants
May 23 all-day

capital-cuisine-logoParticipating local restaurants will offer specially selected two to three course menus often showcasing locally grown, farm to table fare. Sample everything from simple Southern favorites to exotic international dishes. And let’s not forget all the seafood caught fresh from the Gulf right off our back porch. This year there is a new item on the menu, LIVE MUSIC! Hear sweet sounds at venues all over Tallahassee during the 13-day celebration.

For more information visit visittallahassee.com.

 

 

Credit Union Memorial Day Car Sale @ Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet
May 23 all-day
Florida Folk Festival @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
May 23 all-day
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May 22 – 24, 2015

Welcome to the Florida Folk Festival, a three-day celebration of the music, dance, stories, crafts and food that make Florida unique. From Irish fiddle tunes and kumquat pie, to the wide varieties of music brought by immigrants, the state’s cultural heritage reflects the lives of generations of Florida families and communities. Throughout the Memorial Day weekend more than 300 performances give voice and meaning to Florida’s heritage.

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Love Letters @ Theatre Tallahassee
May 23 all-day

Written by: A.R. Gurney “Love Letters” is the story of Andrew Makepeace Ladd II and Melissa Garner’s lifelong correspondence that lasted over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences. Presented by the Acting Up Players The Acting Up Players are Theatre Tallahassee’s dynamic senior acting troupe. Annually they perform in our Matinee Series, which are staged theatrical productions rehearsed, designed and performed by the senior acting troupe.

May 21-24, 2015

Thursday, Friday and Sunday shows at 2pm Saturday, May 24 show starts at 8pm.

For more information, call 850-224-4597 or click here.

 

Majesties of Realms Beyond: John Lytle Wilson @ 621 Gallery
May 23 all-day

banner 621 mayCome to 621 Gallery and check out our awesome collection of contemporary art by John Lytle Wilson.

FSU Art MFA ’04 John Lytle Wilson brings “Majesties of Realms Beyond,” a collection of recent paintings, to 621 Gallery in May. The show opens Friday, May 1st and will be on view through June 28. Wilson, who lives in Birmingham, Alabama, finished his MFA at FSU in 2004, after which he served as an adjunct in the department until 2008. He is known for his vibrant acrylic paintings of monkeys, robots, and unicorns.

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RedEye Velo Stage Race @ Downtown Quincy
May 23 all-day
RedEye Velo Stage Race @ Downtown Quincy | Quincy | Florida | United States

Come to Gadsden County for an amazing weekend of racing (both a 5k run and a number of cycling races) in Gadsden County and May 23 and 24, hosted by the Gadsden County Tourist Development Council, with support from Gadsden County, the City of Quincy, and the Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce.

Over 400 competitors, family and friends will be participating in this elite USA Cycling licensed event. The race will allow bicycle racers of all ages and multiple skill levels an opportunity to compete on the unique and hilly terrain found in the beautiful Florida Panhandle. Saturday’s event will be held downtown on the Gadsden County Courthouse lawn and will include a 5K Run, Bicycle Stage Races throughout the day, food vendors, musical entertainment, bounce houses for the kids and recognition of our local veterans in observance of Memorial Day. Sunday’s event will be the actual Challenge Stage Bicycle Race and will take place at the corner of Route 65 & Route 270 in Quincy.

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Wood You Furniture’s Memorial Day Sale @ Wood You Furniture
May 23 all-day

Our Annual Memorial Day Sale starts tomorrow morning! Come get 20% off your entire purchase!

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The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market @ Market Square Pavillion
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market offers a wide variety of locally grown products every Saturday at 1415 Timberlane Rd. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market features local growers and resellers that all share the same commitment to producing the highest quality foods using sustainable practices. Though Saturday markets tend to be the busiest, some vendors are also present on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Please confirm there has been no interruption to this repeating event on the week you plan to attend.  
20th Anniversary of the Downtown Marketplace @ Downtown Tallahassee
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tallahassee Downtown MarketplaceTallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 20th Anniversary of the Downtown Marketplace. For Twenty years, the Marketplace has been attracting area artists, crafters, food vendors, farmers, and musicians to the Chain of Parks in Downtown Tallahassee. The Marketplace season begins the first weekend in March and continues through the end of November each year and attracts 135,000 visitors to Downtown Tallahassee. Come and join in on the tradition every Saturday at 115 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303!

The Marketplace opens at 9am sharp each week and a new tradition has been created to announce that commerce has begun. Every Marketplace Saturday begins with the sound of bagpipes in the air. Heralded piper (and Downtown Resident) Sean McGlynn leads the many merchants each Saturday morning in what is known as the MERCAT MARCH. This blast of pipe music rings through the streets of Downtown Tallahassee every Saturday at 9am to signify the opening of the Marketplace. Merchants rejoice in conjunction with the pipes to announce they are open for business.

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Brownie Girl Scout Badge @ Challenger Learning Center
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home Scientist
Saturday, May 23 |  9:00am-12:00pm

On Saturday, May 23 from 9:00am-12:00pm, Brownie Scouts can fulfill all requirements to receive the Home Scientist badge at the Challenger Learning Center. Cost is $15 per scout with one parent admitted free per scout. Activities include learning the science behind making ice cream, creating static electricity, concocting bubbly potions, and much more. Brownies may attend as individuals or with a troop.

 

For more information or to register, call 850-645-7777 or click here.

 

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